It’s Funny How Tastes Change

brussels sprouts

As a child I hated Brussels sprouts. With a screwed up face I'd gingerly chew in slow motion, desperately thinking of a way to avoid swallowing the evil things. Of course they were in my mouth far longer than they should have been, so I'd end up gagging, mouth foaming with different shades of sprouty … Continue reading It’s Funny How Tastes Change

Sprouts, Caterpillars and Butterflies

Some of the sprouts are ready for picking now, the rest will be ready in a few weeks time and later sowings¬†should be ready just in time for Christmas dinner. The sprouts are looking very healthy indeed, the same cannot be said for the tops. Cabbage White butterflies were very busy in the summer with … Continue reading Sprouts, Caterpillars and Butterflies

Sowing and Growing

A quick update on how the vegetable garden is progressing and what we are now sowing and growing. We had gravel boards¬†delivered on Sunday with every intention of getting some frames built, but due to terrible weather conditions this was not possible to finish. We did get some more digging and weeding done, as well … Continue reading Sowing and Growing